What I've Learned from Entering Recipe Contests
Do you have a competitive personality? If so, you should read Anna Kellerís article What I've Learned from Entering Recipe Contests. She, like many people, struggled to go to the gym alone, but when in class, she found herself working harder because her competitive edge came out. This has led her to compete in cooking competitions, such as the Minute Rice contest, a Butterball turkey contest, a Chiquita Banana contest, a Sun-Maid Chocolate Covered Raisin contest and an Eggo Waffle contest. If you havenít entered a cooking contest, you might want to consider it. It's a lot of fun, and you will learn many cooking skills that will be beneficial to your day-to-day life. If you want to add some creativity to the recipes you cook, you should enter a cooking competition and start exploring your new ideas. If anything, it will push you to test your cooking skills, and you will be better for it.
While some competitions may go unmentioned, some are promoted well, such as the Chiquita contest, which the author of this article found on a banana. While you may come across some competitions on food items or in magazines and newspapers, it is a great idea to do some research and Google food competitions to see what you find. You may just find the one you are looking for and get hooked. Do not be afraid if you are new to competing in food competitions. Those will be a range of experiences entering these contests, and nobody is judging your ability except for the judges. If you are a food lover and enjoy competing, join this author in her quest to come up with new recipes that express her personality. You will be proud of your hard work, and afterward, will have a dish you can add to your cookbook. Cooking and baking competitions are held around the world. For example, for the year of 2015, there is the Louisiana Yam Recipe contest, the Recipes for Digestive Health contest, the Flaunt your Fiesta Recipe Contest, ad the Arkansas Rice Expo. If you have children, and they love cooking and baking alongside you, then see if they would like to enter the Kidís Baking Championship. No matter the type of food you would like to work with, you will find a contest. Do your research and start baking/cooking today! Also, see if your friends would like to get involved. It is always more enjoyable to compete in competition when you do it with someone you know.
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